The fall harvest is winding down on the North Fork. Grapes have been picked and are fermenting, pumpkins have been carved and apples have been turned into delicious pies and warm cider.
But for our local baymen and seafood lovers, another highly anticipated harvest has just begun — the opening of bay scallop season.
The commercial season for Atlantic bluefish in New York State could end prematurely following a pending decision from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. READ
This week’s heat wave is set to stick around for Memorial Day weekend, according to the National Weather Service. READ
Southold Town has taken another step on the years-long hike toward an interconnected trail system stretching from Long Island Sound to Peconic Bay in Southold and Greenport. READ
Those who follow me through my social media accounts know me as the Fish Guy. In recent months however, my posts have focused more on wildlife that lives above the surface rather than below it. This change of direction is fueled by two facts. READ
Frank Castellano actually did catch a fish this big.
Did you stay up to see the super moon total lunar eclipse? No worries, we did it for you. READ
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In the crisp air of a September afternoon, 15-year-old Christian Shackel and his father, Matt, can easily pick up and flip the wooden skeleton in their Aquebogue front yard. But soon enough, once Christian adds six more sheets worth of plywood, fiberglass and an engine, the 18-foot handmade work skiff won’t be quite as easy to lift. READ
What’s the plan for Hallock State Park, the 314-acre property north of Sound Avenue in Northville that was purchased by New York State from KeySpan Energy for $16 million more than 15 years ago?
Horse enthusiasts on the North Fork are launching efforts, including phone calls to legislators and a petition, to permit riding on Cedar Beach in Southold after the county shut down a weekly gathering of swimming horses last Thursday. (more…)